RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 416/REF
Date1980s-2010s
LevelSection
Extent77 magazine files, 13 boxes, 2 folders
TitleReference material
DescriptionThis section comprises general reference material (not affiliated with a particular project) collected by Common Ground, relating to a variety of environmental and arts topics.

It includes:

- Collection of periodicals and assorted publications in 61 magazine files:
'BBC Wildlife Magazine' (1983-2009)
'British Wildlife magazine' (1996-2012)
'British Archaeology' magazine (1997-2013)
'The Newspaper of the Countryside Commission' (1991-1998)
'The Newspaper for the Countryside Agency' (1999-2006)
'Commission News' (1983-1991)
Publications of the Countryside Commission and the Countryside Agency, including statements, reports, advisory booklets and leaflets (1977-2004)
'The Ecologist' journal (2006-2009)
'English Nature (1992-2006)
Publications of English Nature, including press releases and reports
'Enact: managing land for wildlife (1993-1998)
'EnBrief (1993-1996)
'Nature's Place: a newsletter for local authorities' (1995-2006)
'Patchwork' (2003-2004)
'Urban wildlife news' (1997-2000)
'Urbio' (2002-2006)
Reports of the Nature Conservancy Council (19751988) and the Nature Conservancy Progress (1964-1968)
Annual reports of the 'Joint Nature Conservation Committee' (1995-1996)
'Annual of the Folklore Society' (1981-2008)
'FLS News' (1999-2009)
'Lore and Learning: Newsletter of the Folklore Society Education Group' (1993)
'Conservation Bulletin' (2001-2011)
'Earth Heritage Magazine ' (1994-2011)
Publications of English Heritage, including newsletters and reports (1983-2008)
Publications of the Heritage Lottery Fund, including newsletters (2003-2009)
'The National Trust Magazine' (1996-2008)
Publications of the National Trust, including reports, plans and newsletters (1997-2004)
'Landscape Design: Journal of the Landscape Institute' (1987-2012)
'Poetry Review' (1987-2006)
'Poetry News' (1992-2006)

- 3 boxes of assorted publications by other organisations relating to conservation, landscape design, heritage, archaeology and nature. (1980s-2010s);

- 3 boxes of assorted publications by other organisations relating to conservation and countryside (1980s-2010s);

- 5 boxes of publications relating to areas of outstanding natural beauty (1980s-2010s);

- 1 box of ephemera relating to poetry and literature societies, festivals, events, competitions and publications (1980s-2000s)

- 1 box of ephemera relating to the Folklore Society and folklore events, and also including a comb-bound booklet entitled 'Earth Dramas: A Study of Ecological Awareness in Drama' by Nat Taplin' (1977-2006)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘BEN Ethnic’, containing material relating to BEN (Black Environment Network); material relating to the environmental participation of Black and other minority ethnic communities; as well as items relating to ethnic diversity in the UK [some newspaper articles containing evidence of racism and xenophobia]. The material includes press clippings, magazines, correspondence, and publications. (1999-2007)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘1 Orchards Catalogues Produce Info’, containing research material relating to the countryside, mostly comprising documents produced by the British Government (including the Department for the Environment) and local authorities (1983-2003)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘Government Office SW Observatory & Sustainability’, containing research material relating to sustainability and the environment in the South West of England (2002-2005)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘PTG’, containing research material relating to agriculture, food, markets and sustainability (1978-2007)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘Farming & Countryside’, containing research material relating to agriculture and biodiversity (1992-2007)

- 1 magazine file containing nine publications concerning biodiversity, including a British government action plan, strategy and report; an audit of biodiversity in the South-West; a journal of the Wildlife Sound Recording Society; a regional strategy for the South West; and a conference publication of the ‘Earth Summit ’92’ conference ( (1992-2000)

- 1 magazine file containing nine publications concerning biodiversity, including a British government action plan, strategy and report; an audit of biodiversity in the South-West; a journal of the Wildlife Sound Recording Society; a regional strategy for the South West; and a conference publication of the ‘Earth Summit ’92’ conference ( (1992-2000)

- 1 magazine file labelled ‘Environment Agency’, containing publications relating to environmental issues, mostly converning rivers and water, produced by the Environment Agency, the National Rivers Authority and other organisations (1990-2007)

1- magazine file labelled ‘DEFRA’, containing publications produced by Department for the Environment and Rural Affiars (and its forerunner MAFF) concerning various issues, including rural development, agricultural practice, environment stewardship, sustainability, nature conservation, water pollution and biodiversity (1998-2005)

- 1 magazine file containing publications on various topics, including: cycle schemes, biodiversity, local policies, wildlife, sustainability, theEarth Summit 1992, the ‘Going for Green’ campaign, and sustainable development (1991-1998)

- 1 magazine file labelled 'Producing the Goods, Clone Towns, English Rural Crafts, Local Foods CPRE, Farms for the Future, Farming & Food Curry Report, Our Energy Future DTI', containing publications on various topics, including local foods, local identity or distinctiveness, sustainable development, energy, sustainable land use, biodiversity, geological conservation, rural crafts, agriculture, rural movements, and the British high street (2002-2006)

- 1 agazine file labelled 'Flora Facts & Fables', containing issue 2-47 (missing 1 and 41) of the magazine 'Flora Facts and Fables' (1995-2006);

- 1 magazine file labelled 'Open Space Mag Commons & Village Greens', containing publications relating to common land and village greens (1980-2012)

- 1 magazine file, containing magazines, reports, press clippings and pamphlets relating to cider, orchardsm the environment, woodland, wildlife, the Countryside Act, and natural products (1979-2012);

- 1 folder labelled 'David Matless - Oxford University 1992 Writing about Common Ground', containing an essay by David Matless entitled 'Doing the English Village, 1945-90: an essay in Imaginative Geography';

- loose publications produced by local authorities, groups and researchers comprising reports, plans and strategies for landscape and environment (1982-2008)

- 1 folder labelled 'David Matless - Oxford University 1992 Writing about Common Ground', containing an essay by David Matless entitled 'Doing the English Village, 1945-90: an essay in Imaginative Geography';

- 1 folder of press clippings relating to food and agriculture.
LanguageEnglish
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsPlease note that access to some files is restricted subject to Data Protection legislation. Access may only be provided on a case-by-case basis and upon completion of a Data Protection form.
Creator_NameCommon Ground; arts and environmental charity (1982-)
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